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ground beetle

División en sílabas: ground bee·tle

Definición de ground beetle en inglés:

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Any of a number of beetles that live mainly on or near the ground, in particular a fast-running predatory beetle of the family Carabidae.
Example sentences
  • Another aspect of control is to protect natural mosquito predators such as dragonflies, ants, ground beetles, spiders, water striders, frogs and snails.
  • Many insects, such as ground beetles, hoverflies and ladybirds, can keep pests under control - but not if they've been destroyed by chemical sprays.
  • Various beetles such as firefly larvae and ground beetles feed on slugs.

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